Table 2

Mechanism of injury

MechanismFreq%
Road traffic crash107775.85
Motorcycle crash332.32
Pedestrian struck130.92
Bicycle collision40.28
Fall onto head (axial loading)40.28
Contact sports (axial load)140.99
Heavy object onto head (axial load)80.56
Fall from elevation >10 ft/15 stairs130.92
Fall from elevation 3–10 ft/5–15 stairs855.99
Other bicycle70.49
Other sports161.13
Fall <3 ft, 5 stairs493.45
Assault fist or feet292.04
Hit head on an object181.27
Head struck by other object161.13
Other70.49
Assault blunt object50.35
Diving20.14
Off-road recreation vehicles70.49
Bicycle struck50.35
Pedestrian struck and thrown80.56